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Canadian prices will ‘always be higher’: Bragg

telecom | 02/21/2020 7:40 pm EST

GATINEAU, Que. — According to Lee Bragg, CEO of Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink, it is “really ridiculous” to compare mobile wireless prices in Canada to those in the United States and Europe in any assessment of wireless affordability.  CRTC commissioner...

Eastlink expanding gigabit Internet service

telecom | 06/19/2017 5:13 pm EDT

Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink is making 1 GB Internet speeds more widely available and will target the consumer market. "For years, we have been providing Gigabit speeds and higher to our larger business customers through our advanced business network," Lee Bragg, Eastlink’s CEO, said in a Monday press release. "With real-time entertainment like video streaming, music, gaming and emerging connected home technologies driving exponential Internet growth, it's time to bring this kind of Internet service to a wider range of customers, including residential customers." It said...

Eastlink launches TV Everywhere app

Media | 09/08/2016 6:41 pm EDT

Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink unveiled its new TV Everywhere offering Thursday, Eastlink Stream, offering a one-stop-shop for television subscribers to access content from multiple networks and over-the-top (OTT)...

Eastlink expanding rural N.S. broadband access

telecom | 08/25/2016 2:51 pm EDT

Bragg Communications Inc.’s Eastlink is investing $6.5 million to expand high-speed Internet services to rural Nova Scotia, the company announced Thursday. “We appreciate that when it comes to Internet in rural Nova...

Commission hears data cap debate

telecom | 04/27/2016 7:59 pm EDT

CRTC commissioners presiding over the basic services hearing continued to hear conflicting opinions over the effectiveness and necessity of including data caps in Internet packages Wednesday. The idea of enshrining a minimum...

Eastlink to launch gigabit Internet

telecom | 10/14/2015 3:08 pm EDT

Eastlink said Wednesday that it will begin offering Internet service with gigabit speeds to its residential customers in Halifax next month. The move follows similar launches by companies including Rogers Communications Inc., BCE...

Rogers to launch Fido in Atlantic Canada

telecom | 05/31/2013 6:25 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. will offer its discount wireless brand Fido in Halifax and Fredericton this spring, as well as in Moncton and Saint John, N.B., the company said. In a release Friday, Rogers said it will launch the Fido brand in five kiosk locations in the four cities, and through “over 50 third-party retailers,” including some in Prince Edward Island, on June 14. “Further Fido locations will launch this summer including one Fido kiosk in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and an additional 20 third-party locations,” the company said. According to 2011 data in the CRTC’s most recent Communications Monitoring Report, Rogers had a 21 per cent share of New Brunswick’s wireless market at the end of 2011, as well as an 18 per cent share of the P.E.I. market...